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CSPAN
Feb 28, 2013 1:00am EST
laws. in fact, the u.s. attorney's office for the northern district of illinois, only 25 federal firearms cases were brought to that office in 2011. only 1% of the people, 62 out of over 4000 were denied guns based on background checks are prosecuted for illegally attempting to acquire firearms. that is too low of a rate. see what can be done by enforcing the law on the books before enforcing new ones. we will legislate in an area that deals with the issue of reporting to the database for the people who are not in there now. make sure that we deal with the mental health issues that are involved with the tragedies that we are talking about today and a lot of other tragedies that have happened. thank you. >> thank you, senator. will the witnesses please stand? affirm the oath as i complete the reading. do you affirm that the testimony you are about to give before the committee will be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth so help you god? >> i do. >> thank you. i will introduce the two witnesses from this panel. the first is john walsh, u.s. attorney. he has served
FOX News
Feb 28, 2013 3:00pm PST
and endanger u.s. security. as the government accountability office revealed scathing report from fiscal year 2007 through 20121, the justice department wasted $11 $11.4 million flying department executives around the country on non-mission using the gulf stream jets. they had other dire warnings from the cabinet. >> i don't think we can maintain the same level of security. >> whether it's press related i don't know but there are teachers getng pink slips now. >> the claims are under scrutiny with the last one yesterday from education secretary arnie duncan getting four pinocchios from the "washington post." because the teachers in west virginia did not lose their jobs from sequester. >> some of the things are not true. >> white house aides seem more concerned about the accuracy of journalist bob woodward, but his claim the president rewriting history to replace sequester by tax revenue and spending cut through sharp rebuke from white house aide sperling who declared journalists would regret reporting that. though officials today insisted that was not a threat. noting sperling is trying to ma
KICU
Feb 28, 2013 4:00am PST
in the u.s., quotes were double those from china, where 99% of u.s.-sold bicycles are made. > >after spending a considerable amount of time doing market research on the current coaster, kerr has some advice for other entrepreneurs as they venture into making their products thrive. "i think you gotta keep the dream. you gotta really remember what your vision is and be willing to adjust your vision as you learn more about your market, because it may not be what you thought in the first place." reporting for first business news, i'm ky sisson. for more information on the current coaster, check out: www.ridecurrent.com. coming up next, movies and money. why one film studio should be afraid at the box office, very afraid. the box office will be filled with fantasies for the next couple of weeks. erik childress, our movie guy, is here to explain that. good to have you back. > > thank you. > first off, "jack the giant slayer." this is a huge fantasy film. what do you expect? > > i expect warner brothers is going to be sweating a little this weekend. > why so? > > one, they are not having a
CNBC
Feb 28, 2013 3:00pm EST
a shock in the u.s. certainly. was that warranted, do you think? >> i think there was some overreaction of the market. first of all, this result is not totally unexpected. secondly, i don't think it changes that much the picture. probably not that good for italy, but anyway in europe 2013 it will be a transition year, you know. there is also an election in germany, difficult to expect any strong political movement before 2014 so i don't think it changed very much the picture actually. >> one of your analysts was telling clients to sell italian bonds and buy spanish ones. is this something that the banks would buy as well? >> we don't think we have to trade on sovereign debt. you've seen effectively an increase in a decrease in the price of the italian bond. there was one of reaction. again, it's for our client to decide. >> yes, of course. let's talk a bit about the banking sector because there's a real conversation going on right now in terms of should the major banks be split up? you've got regulators across the world having different opinions on this. where do you come out is this do
CSPAN
Feb 27, 2013 8:00pm EST
of the proudest times in my years in the u.s. senate is when a former vietnam friend spent a little time. . i was proud of the g.i. bill because we were able to get to world war ii veterans, jim webb and chuck hagel, we got together and we got the boat and passed the bill. that is the way things should work or this country. the objective was not to get jim webb or chuck hagel any credit. the inductive was to do something for the country, -- the objective was to do something for the country on the do something for the people. this kind of attention, this kind of recognition -- much of my life has been about doing everything i can in some way to help veterans and their families, whether it was a program or whatever it was. i'm proud of that. i'm more proud of that than anything else i have been involved in. i'm proud of my background and my career, like all of you are. nothing makes me prouder or has ever made me prouder. to each of you in this room, as of you who are watching this around the world, i say to you, thank you. thank you to you for your service and sacrifices. i will do everything
CNBC
Feb 28, 2013 6:00am EST
here and joining us. as you said, it is a good day to here be here. we've been watching the u.s. equity futures because of all the actions yesterday. this morning, you did see a few green arrows, but no massive move at this point. the magic number is 14,164.53. that is the record closing high for the dow. it was reached back on october of 2007. the bulls -- a number of catalysts for monday's sharp sell down. some are calling this the bernanke bounce. the stocks soared after the two-day testimony on capitol hill. >> the evidence thus far is that the housing market is hit the bottom and is recovering. we've seen rising prices over the last year or so. we're seeing some significant increases in starts. and sales. foreclosures are still too high, but they're coming down. the number of people under water on their mortgages is coming down. so we're still far from where we would like to be. but the evidence is that the housing market is strengthening and that low mortgage rates are one reason for that strengthening. >> although a long period of low rates could encourage successful risk taking
CNN
Feb 28, 2013 1:00pm PST
away from those forced spending cuts that will cut across u.s. defense and domestic programs. you might think it's finally time for congress to get serious about doing something to avoid the potential pain out there. but guess what? you would be wrong. our chief congressional correspondent dana bash is up on capitol hill to explain what is going on. go ahead, dana. explain. >> reporter: we can now report that those $85 billion in forced spending cuts will kick in by the end of the day tomorrow. why? because congress is the only place that has the power to stop them and they are gone. lawmakers racing down the capitol steps, bolting out of town for a long weekend. this was before noon, a full day before the hammer comes down on forced budget cuts they voted for. is there a concern that you all are going to leave town while these cuts kick in and you won't even be here? >> well, speaker and the leadership will be here and i'm a quick flight away. i go home every weekend to see my family. >> reporter: you're on your way out? are you on your way home? >> yes, ma'am. >> reporter: so you're n
FOX Business
Feb 28, 2013 6:00pm EST
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MSNBC
Feb 28, 2013 1:00am PST
. and then a week later that. >> took on that march again, only this time they were protected by thousands of u.s. army soldiers and national guardsmen acting under federal command. and by the time that speech -- that march, excuse me -- ended up at the montgomery state capitol, it was not 600 people, it was not 2500 people, it was 25,000 people. and that was when martin luther king gave his "how long, not long" speech at the state capitol. the night before that last march started, the president of the united states convened a joint session of congress to address the crisis and to demand a very specific response. this is the night, of course, when president lyndon baines johnson in his texas drawl said live on national tv "we shall overcome." >> mr. speaker, mr. president, members of the congress, i speak tonight for the dignity of man and the destiny of democracy. at times history and fate meet at a single time in a single place to shape a turning point in man's unending search for freedom. so it was at lexington and concord. so it was a century ago at appomattox. so it was last week in selma, a
CBS
Feb 28, 2013 7:00am PST
contender to be the u.s. ambassador to japan. >>> you'll see how he put up a pretty good fight. >> all that. >> look out. look out. and a push! the rockets. >> if you get a good night's sleep you have better sex. >> is that a problem? >> all that matters. >> "washington post" bob woodward has been calling out the administration for days now. he also said the white house has pushed back hard in response to what he wrote. >> it was said very clearly, you will regret doing this. >>> on "cbs this morning." >> a 114-year-old woman in japan is now officially the world's oldest woman. >> this was exciting news for the world's second oldest woman, steven tie cler! >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." gayle king is off. pope benedict is resigning in just a few hours. he's stepping down with promises to obey his successor. >> the pope met once last time with the college of cardinals one of those men will be the next leader of 1.2 billion roman catholics. allen pizzey is in vatican city to begin our coverage of the pope benedict's farewell. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. by t
FOX Business
Feb 27, 2013 7:00pm EST
on. at what point u.s. republican and leader of the united states sasenate, tell those guys calm down and let us have some leadership here. clear, articulate voices about the republican view because it really is mixing messages, it really is confounding and it makes the republicans look either frivolous because it is a political gambit or perhaps even worse, seeking to avoid the responsibilities they said they wanted to claim and that is to reduce spending and return to fiscal policy. >> there should be no question about spending cuts will occur on friday, the sequester will go into place and realistically should not do all this damage the president continues to say is going to happen when you look at how small it is and how long it takes to actually roll through the process. my concern, as is yours, the president has hyped it to such degree they may have to force some things the most painful way on the american people, which a good manager, a good leader would try to rearrange in a way that would minimize the impact of the citizens of the country, not increase the pain on the citizen
CNBC
Feb 28, 2013 9:00am EST
. what was the growth of the economy? >> i will give put disfunction of the u.s. government is planning our demise over the long term unless we can get it together. doesn't mean you shouldn't by the s and p noufrm you probably should. >> thank you for not saying because of the 2040 problem withed me care i will go out there now and short the naz damage. other than apple, you think you can get away with shorting things. am, did you see the release ex1 billion itunes, i got it because i'm men of itunes. i tunes content tops am. why doesn't this get the stock out of the rut? there we go. >> a good day to talk retailers. we said earlier, another setback for jc penney. >> you call that a setback? >> sorry. >> ceo ron johnson, efforts to traps form the company, the department store chain down sharply in the premarket on news of a much wider than expected fourth quarter loss. same-store sales down in the third period. margins weakened. last night on the earnings webcast, johnson acknowledged making big mistakes and says he is overhauling the no discounts pricing strategy unveiled more than a y
FOX News
Feb 28, 2013 3:00am PST
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FOX Business
Feb 28, 2013 9:20am EST
from new zealand, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. twe price invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. stuart: an hour ago we thought maybe we'd make a run at the new record high, but we're dead flat. we are up a point. that's all we've got so far. but barnes & noble -- i'm not sure -- it's up. this stock is up. significantly so. nicole, we always want to know why. nicole: right. so it seems that they are obviously having some talks. they are talking about e-book sales, which actually are not good news, fell 26% in the latest quarter. we're seeing the stock higher, which doesn't necessarily make sense, but it does seem that they are moving forward with a plan pertaining to that platform and doing it in a different way. stuart: okay. pertaining to that pl
CNBC
Feb 28, 2013 12:00pm EST
everything right now the u.s. is still the safe haven. >> covering the basis doesn't give the investors a lost confidence in terms of what we are seeing but here's another way to think about it. the last time we saw this level, bond yields were almost 5%. now we're below two. history is saying that something has to give. which do you think will break first? stocks or bonds? >> i think stocks are going to break first in the near term because of the 14% rally since mid-november. can they rally together in the short term? they can. stocks have been rallying because the fed has been buying bonds and in a more global level, when you talk about the wash and liquidity, so many things have become toxic. at some point in time, global money has to find something and bonds and perception of safety stock. i think the rally since november worries me a little bit. >> we could see the stocks break first. obviously all eyes on the markets right now. now you know how our guys are making money but the question is, how about you? are bonds going to break first, if your opinion, or will it be stocks? hit u
FOX News
Feb 28, 2013 2:00pm PST
for all the congressmen in congress is u.s. congress, washington, d.c., 20515. someone in the mail room has to go through and find out the office number for each of those guys and that was really wrong. >> greg: you are looking out for little guy. >> bob: how did we know the press is not making a big deal out of this? you are saying they are all -- your monologue, in your introyou said the press not doing their job because matthews got away with saying it. >> dana: because we're busy overhyping the woodward threat. >> kimberly: he is a self-appointed protector of all things obama. he's in a guardian angel law cracking the whip on everybody. >> bob: we all know self-appointed persecutors of obama. >> eric: abc news, selected error in michelle obama's commentary about tragedy in chicago. listen. >> she was standing in out a park with her friends. in a neighbor blocks from where my kids grew up, where our house is. she was caught in the line of fire. i don't want to keep disappointing our kids in this country. i want them to know we put them first. >> eric: it looks like there was nothing
MSNBC
Feb 28, 2013 12:00am PST
of congress, for all the congressmen, is congress, u.s. congress, washington, d.c., 20515. that's washington, d.c., 20515. it will get there. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "the ed show" with ed schultz starts right now. >> on the verge of changing voting rights forever? this is "the ed show." let's get to work. >> rosa parks would have turned 100 years old this month. we do well by placing a statue. >> the rosa parks statue is unveiled in the capitol as conservatives try to destroy her legacy in the supreme court. tonight congressman elijah cummings on justice antonin scalia's jaw-dropping charge about voting and racial entitlements. constitutional expert jonathan turley on today's epic hearing and what it means for the future of the voting rights act. >>> plus, congressman keith ellison of minnesota punches a schoolyard bully in the mouth. >> you are the worst excuse for a journalist i've ever seen. >> there is major movement on guns in the house, the senate, and in an illinois special election. and in a country where equal rights for gays are more popular than ever,
NBC
Feb 28, 2013 7:00am PST
it as a real change. secretary of state kerry wants to show that he's taking the position seriously. >> the u.s. now saying it will provide nonlethal aid to the opposition. describe. >> they've already been doing that. i think what you're seeing is more nonlethal aid. the united states until now mob providing communication mostly radio. about $50 million. today, secretary kerry said there will be another $60 million, another toe in the water, if you will, toward the opposition to provide them with food. to provide them with money. to help govern liberated areas. it's significant, because when you put another toe in the water, there's a possibility that you're going to jump in with the full body. but that's not what we're seeing right now. it's non -- military aid, nonlethal aid. it's a little more. >> there has always been some reluctance on the part of the administration, as you said to dive too deeply into this concept of syria. and one of the areas they cite is not knowing who the opposition is. and the concern there might be al qaeda among the opposition fighters. what would you say to that
MSNBC
Feb 28, 2013 1:00pm PST
in this afternoon that the white house will urge the u.s. supreme court to allow gay marriage in california. what can you tell us about that development? >> reporter: right. the obama administration announcing that it is going to file a friend of the court brief on behalf of the same-sex couple at the center of the prop 8 case with the supreme court. this is significant, martin, because when president obama came out and said that he supported same-sex marriage, you might remember that he also said he thought that it wasn't a matter for the federal government to handle. this essentially represents a shift, suggests that he believes that the federal government should be involved in this to some extent. so that is why this is really significant. in terms of timing, the supreme court hears these cases in late march so you can expect them to hear the case in late march and then decide likely sometime over the summer. >> nbc's kristin welker, thank you as always. -let's get to our panel. lehigh university professor james peterson is a krnter for thegrio.com and an msnbc contributor and jared bernstein
Current
Feb 28, 2013 6:00am PST
. you will be shocked to know it's a republican lawmaker jim. he has proposed -- he feared the u.s. supreme court would change the definition of the second amendment and argued that the federal government could never take away people's guns if the idaho constitution were changed to make all adults go into a militia. >> i see where he's going. >> stephanie: five year olds. >> that's the first step toward idaho succeeding from the union. >> yes. >> stephanie: margo you are on the "stephanie miller show." >> caller: hi, stephanie. you are the greatest. i want to talk about the -- i understand [ inaudible ] 147 days in 2012 congress. the voters should be able to vote that -- whatever you call that mad stupid party. they are 50% pay cuts. they don't deserve over $50,000 a year. they don't work, and they are a bunch of fascist terrorists and they are working against our government. they should all be put in prison for what they are doing to our country. >> stephanie: oh, my. she is on a tear today. harry reid. >> republicans are too busy fighting amongst themselves and
Current
Feb 28, 2013 3:00am PST
by 22, 23 points? >> well, north dakotans are notorious ticket splitters. first time i won for the u.s. house of representatives was 1980. ronald reagan carried north dakota in a huge landslide. so people were on the republican side of the ticket voting for ronald reagan, came back over in large part, voted for me. i won with 57% that year. north dakotans are ticket splitters. they take a look at the candidate much more so than the party. although i must admit only two presidential candidates, two democratic presidential candidates in 100 years have gotten the votes of north dakota. they traditionally vote republican for president. but other than that, they're very choosy and they want someone they can trust someone they like and heidi heitkamp ran a great campaign. she will be a terrific senator. >> bill: you have been out of the senate now for two years. among other things, you're writing novels. and you have another one coming out. you've been working with a bipartisan policy center, particularly on the energy issue. and releasing your recommendations yesterday. to the congress and
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